Time: April 22, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
Location: The Living Room, Greater London Authority, City Hall
Street: The Queen’s Walk
City/Town: London, SE1 2AA
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…
Event Type: community, gardening, /, sustainable, energy
Organized By: Groundwork London
Latest Activity: Apr 22, 2015
Join us this May Day to celebrate the launch of this exciting new project and to find out how you or your organisation can get involved.
The evening will be chaired by Ed Gillespie, author, London Sustainable Development Commissioner and Co-Founder of Futerra.
Over the next 2 years the Energy Garden team will be supporting communities across London to transform London Overground platforms and stations into thriving gardens that will incorporate food growing plots and solar energy providing on-site renewable energy for lighting, water pumps or other small scale station amenities. We also have plans to identify a larger solar energy site to generate a long-term income for the gardens. The gardens will also provide training opportunities and waged horticulture apprenticeships for young people.
From May 1st we’ll be inviting Londoners to tell us which London Overground stations they’d like to see transformed into Energy Gardens.
To nominate your local London Overground station tweet us using #greenmyoverground@GroundworkLON
From the May 1st we'll also be accepting expressions of interest from small groups of local residents, commuters or local business owners who'd like to work with us to transform their local station into an Energy Garden. Visit www.energygarden.org.uk to submit your expressions of interest (from 1st May).
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